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Putin praises results of national anti-doping plan’s work in sports

Moscow now waits for reciprocal steps from international organizations, the president said

KALININGRAD, July 20. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin praised the work regarding the implementation of the national anti-doping plan in sports and added that Moscow now waits for reciprocal steps from international organizations.

"I would like to stress the efficiency of work of the Independent Public Anti-Doping Commission led by Vitaly Smirnov," Putin said. "All of the previously set tasks have been reached and all constructive requirements on behalf of the WADA (the World Anti-Doping Agency) and the IOC (the International Olympic Committee) have been taken into account."

"We are now waiting for our partners to take reciprocal steps," the Russian president added.